1.    13 Dec 2015 #1
    Join Date : Dec 2015
    Posts : 1
    windows 10

    windows 10 clone hard drive will no boot

    I cloned my hard drive a Seagate 2T to a WD 2T using acronics software
    I removed my Seagate drive and plugged in my WD drive in the same spot and system would not boot
    tried using windows 10 repair disk no luck plugged the Seagate drive back in booted???
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  2.    13 Dec 2015 #2
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 9,552
    Windows 10 Pro

    Try installing Macrium Reflect Free and creating a Macrium reflect rescue disk/USB. Then with the new hard drive only installed, boot from the Macrium Reflect Free USB/DVD and under the restore menu will be a fix startup problems utility. See if that fixes your boot problem.

    Macrium Reflect Free
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  3.    14 Dec 2015 #3
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 415
    10 pro 64 clean install

    I had been using Acronis since version 8, I always updated every year to the latest, 2014 is where I stop using Acronis and will never go back. Macrium Reflect Free can't say enough good things about it and the best part it's free.
    Last edited by sn00ker; 14 Dec 2015 at 08:35.
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  4.    16 Dec 2015 #4
    Join Date : May 2015
    Posts : 112
    Win 7

    There are many good free clone software, such as free Easeus todo backup, Clonezilla, aomei Backupper. I'd say Easeus todo backup works quite well to me.
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  5.    16 Dec 2015 #5
    Join Date : Jan 2015
    UK, Midlands
    Posts : 11,122
    Win 10 Pro (1703)

    Have you tried Startup Repair from your Windows installation medium? That's what I had to do.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


Similar Threads
Thread Forum
Windows 10 - Clone to SSD Will Not Boot
I have a Dell Latitude E6520 with a Seagate Momentus XT ST95005620AS HDD, i7 CPU, Nvidia NVS4200M dedicated graphics, and 16 Gigs RAM. It has run Windows 7, 64 bit for several years like a champ. I got the auto update to Windows 10 which...
Installation and Upgrade
How do you clone a Hard drive with EaseUS? Or any other software!
How do you clone a Hard drive with EaseUS? Or any other software! Do you just scan hard drive for files Etc. and export the results on to your external hard drive. Thank you in advance. 478824789047891
Backup and Restore
Hard drive won't boot on one specific computer
I have a Toshiba Satellite S55-A5294 laptop computer. It is running Windows 10. I had the drive encrypted using Jetico's BestCrypt full disk encryption. Several weeks ago, I was using Windows, put the computer to sleep, and when I came back an...
General Support
Solved Clone secondary hard drive to new hard drive
Hi! Bought a replacement secondary hard drive, but want to know best tool to clone it. My main drive is an SSD with Windows on, but I used Kari's tutorial to move the user folder on to a secondary hard drive, so just unsure on the best way to go...
Backup and Restore
Unable to boot from Win 10 from hard drive
I recently obtained an HP pavilion desktop pc loaded with Windows 7 which I upgraded to 10. All was going well and everything loaded ok but was having problems with Edge so I decided to do a complete restore from the settings which it didn't...
General Support
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

© Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:33.
Find Us
Twitter Facebook Google+ Ten Forums iOS App Ten Forums Android App

Windows 10 Forums